Thursday, July 15, 2010

Baingan Bartha

Big Eggplant -1
Onion-1(medium size)
Green chilli-2
Garlic-3 pods
Ginger-1" piece
Few curry leaves,Cilantro
Cumin seeds-1spoon
Coriander powder-11/2spoons
Chilli powder-2spoons
Cumin powder-1/2spoon
Turmeric powder-1/4spoon

Wash and pat dry the eggplant.Brush it with some oil and bake in a 400F preheated oven for 20minutes or until done.
Take it out and let it cool completely. Then peel the skin of the eggplant and mash it.

Chop the onions,tomato,green chillies.Mince ginger&garlic coarsely.

Heat oil and add the cumin seeds..then add the chopped onion,g.chillies,curry leaves and tomatoes. Fry them till the onion becomes translucent. Add the minced garlic&ginger and sauté them till the raw smell goes.

Now add the chopped tomatoes and close the pan with a lid and cook on medium heat till tomatoes become mushy.

Add chilli,coriander,turmeric, cumin powders,salt and add 2-3 spoons of water and cook till the oil oozes out.

Finally add the mashed eggplant and cook for about 5to6 minutes on medium heat.
Switch off the stove and garnish with cilantro,red&yellow bell pepper pieces.

Enjoy with hot roti's.


  1. My favourite, love with rotis and bread slices..looks fabulous!

  2. brinjal is my fav veg, looks so good

  3. I love it very much...Me too used to do the same way...Thanks for sharing...

  4. Thanks for the encouraging words friends!

  5. Mahi yesterday seytheen baingan bartha.....unga recipieyai paarthudhaan...nanraaga irunthadhu...thanks.mahi.

    enna mahi romba naalaa update seyyaama irukkeenga ....sari porumaiyaa podunga.


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